10 minutes | Mar 1, 2021

How America’s broken healthcare system fails victims of domestic abuse

Domestic abuse victims often need urgent treatment for health problems resulting from physical and emotional assault.  In many cases, they must find shelter in another town, county or state. How does the U.S. health insurance system respond to their needs? What about county-specific safety-net programs?  Michele Hamilton, counselor in a domestic abuse shelter and board member of Health Care 4 All-PA, joins host Brenda Gazzar to discuss why Americans need health insurance that is not tied to their jobs, their parents or their abuser. Click here for transcript. 
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